Woking’s sprint specialists Ben Smith, Alex Smith, Ross Arnfield and Sam Holloway were in action at the short course National Senior Age Group and Masters Championships 2014 last weekend….
Thanks to Anita Bean for holding two sessions on Sunday 26th October for our Junior and Senior swimmers and parents.
Congratulations to Ray Hedger who was elected as the ASA President for 2014-15. Ray has been associated with Woking Swimming Club for many years and Brian Robbings (Woking Chairman) attended the ACM dinner in Birmingham over the weekend with Liz (wife and Woking Coach) for the announcement.
“Many congratulations, on behalf of Woking SC, to Ray Hedger on his appointment as ASA President 2014/15. Ray, as a former WSC coach, Janet, his wife and their two sons have long standing connections to our club and we are very proud and delighted that Ray has been appointed in this role. It was an honour to celebrate this achievement with Ray and his family.”
Congratulations to Zara Mullooly who has been offered a place on the World Class Podium Potential Programme by British Para Swimming.
Hannah Russell continues her successful career and appears on the 2014-15 Podium Athletes squad.
Special mention to Connor Lockwood who has achieved times within the consideration standards but has not yet reached the minimum age of 12 to be included in the programme.
Dates now available. Revised Qualification Times now available.
Age at Date is 31st December 2015
Congratulations to Anna Maine and Ewan Smith on their selections for the England Talent Programme. The programme of activities for the 2014-15 season will involve three principal phases of activity, each targeting a key stage of the athlete pathway. The first phase is an Education & Development day taking place in October/November.
Alex Counsell joins our Coaching Team from this term.
Great report from Olive’s son Stewart (a club life member) on his success at the FINA World Masters where he won two Silver medals.
We are pleased to announce that Team GB Paralympic Swimming Medallist, Hannah Russell, has selected Woking as her home club.
Our highly successful Learn to Swim School is seeking a Level 2 Teacher to teach and supervise the swim school two evenings a week. Closing date 31st August 2014.